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chkNYC replied to the Recipes/Cooking board. 12:28 PM

Re: Fave brisket recipe?

looks like everyone here gave up cookin for Lent

I didn't give up cooking but I have been eating a lot more fish -- and I've already posted most of my favorite recipes for cooking fish.

Christina

Fri Mar 27

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:07 PM

Re: Where have all the posters gone...

I've never, personally, found Vee to be anything other than gracious, and often informative and witty...

martybl:

I would like to suggest that you read all 13 posts that VeeEn has made on this board today (7 of them in one [more]

Thu Mar 26

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 5:19 PM

Hall of Fame trivia

Who was the first pitcher who had Tommy John surgery and was later voted into the HOF?

(Have to admit that I just heard this this morning and was surprised that I hadn't known it before.)

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 5:16 PM

Re: Scherzer to start for Nats on opening day

So Scherzer will face off against Bartolo Colon on opening day.

I originally thought that Matt Harvey would pitch on the day the Mets open at home but he's now scheduled to pitch the next day.

Whole load of reasons but the most [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 4:06 PM

Re: Where have all the posters gone...

"...snarkiness and the tendency to take potshots..."

That's a great description of exactly what VeeEnn does!!!

Christina

Sat Mar 21

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chkNYC replied to the Health and Nutrition board. 6:20 PM

Re: Gene-altered apples and potatoes

Conventional food means conventionally raised--with pesticides, herbicides, possibly in soil depleted of nutrients, etc. In terms of food, conventional means the opposite of organic.

Thank you; that's what I thought. So they are [more]

Fri Mar 20

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chkNYC posted to the Health and Nutrition board. 5:45 PM

Gene-altered apples and potatoes

"The Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that genetically engineered nonbrowning apples and bruise-resistant potatoes were as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts.

The apples and potatoes were recently approved [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 5:07 PM

Re: We did the first mowing ...

Me: Two to four inches of snow forecast for Friday here in NYC!

Chili: Eek. Oh, and, YUCK!

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It started snowing around noon but it was [more]

Thu Mar 19

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chkNYC replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:11 PM

Re: Cheap eats: Cabbage Rolls

Cabbage is blech.

Growing up, I thought that too. But as an adult I discovered that cabbage was actually rather tasty if it wasn't boiled forever!!

My grandmother and mother made what they called stuffed cabbage and what [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 12:27 PM

Re: We did the first mowing ...

I really, really, REALLY hope that we've seen the last of snow this year in NYC!!!

Well, guess I wasn't hoping hard enough!!

Two to four inches of snow forecast for Friday here in NYC! "Spring snow" as Spring [more]

Mon Mar 16

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 9:56 PM

Re: We did the first mowing ...

It was snowing here yesterday.

I really, really, REALLY hope that we've seen the last of snow this year in NYC!!!

Last Wednesday it was lovely - got to over 60! We took the first walk of the season - just strolling around [more]

Sun Mar 15

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 3:43 PM

Re: Al Rosen, R.I.P.!!!

How about the fact that Rosen is the only person in baseball history to have earned the honors of MVP as a player and Executive of the Year!!

And in 1953, he batted .336 with 43 HRs and 145 RBIs. He was beat out for the batting title by [more]

Mon Mar 9

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 1:24 PM

Re: "Captain"

Is it David Wright with the Mets?

Yes, it is. At the present time, the Mets are the only MLB team with a Captain.

Interesting that Brian Cashman has said that that shouldn't be another Yankee captain now that Jeter has [more]

Sun Mar 8

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 7:14 PM

Re: Spring ahead!

It's like jet lag twice a year for no good reason, as far as I can tell.

I generally don't really have any physical reaction to the clock change -- but that could be because I try not to let the clock influence my sleep-time! (And [more]

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chkNYC posted to the Major League Baseball board. 4:01 PM

"Captain"

Only one MLB team has a player designated "Captain" at this time.

Name the team and the player.

Christina

Sat Mar 7

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 7:08 PM

Spring ahead!

So tonight we set the clocks ahead one hour and maybe lose one hour of sleep.

I am so happy about this! It is the sign that Spring (and, hopefully warm weather, is near!)

For that, I don't mind losing an hour of [more]

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 5:53 PM

Re: Belated birthday wishes

I had CS pull over and cancel the reservations on Open Table. We turned around and went to a local place that we like and had a lovely meal.

Glad that you had a lovely meal at a local place to celebrate your birthday but sorry that [more]

Thu Mar 5

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chkNYC posted to the Baby Boomers board. 2:54 PM

Belated birthday wishes

Hope you ate cake first yesterday, ChiliChild.

Best wishes for a great year ahead!

Christina

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chkNYC replied to the Baby Boomers board. 2:46 PM

Re: And just like that

Here's to new beginnings, ready or not.

Wishing your DD good luck in her new endeavors.

I'm sure that you'll miss her but it sounds like you realize that it was her time to leave the nest and fly on her [more]

Mon Mar 2

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chkNYC replied to the Major League Baseball board. 6:30 PM

Re: Tony Romo trivia, Weekend Edition!!!

name the only TWO MLB hitters to play in FIVE different decades???

Anyone reading Minnie Minoso's obit this weekend would know the answer -- Minnie and Nick Altrock.

But Minnie could have played in the MLB in 6 decades if Fay [more]

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